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24th April 2017
This week's survey 

(These survey questions are sent in by our readers. Please spend a minute to give your answer to this week's survey as one or possibly more of your industry peers thinks this question is important and wishes to see your point of view as well as others in the industry.)  

Last week's survey results...
  • Anywhere humans exist, there is corruption. 
  • Damn right there is, but I think only in the big companies where huge contracts are up for grabs, not so much in the normal small business.
  • Really? That would imply some serious allegations. I'd be very surprised that a sign supplier could be bribed for a cheap price, or that they would create enough fear for a client that they'd hold them over a barrel. 
  • Absolutely, I keep hearing from various sources about one of our competitors who has bought many of it's clients. I can't be the only one wondering where the money is coming from since margins are very tight on this kind of work.
  • Is it possible that the franchise groups use their national buying muscle to get the best deal on supplies or the best price on nation wide jobs? Could that be described as a form of legalised corruption or collusion - it certainly is not good for the small business operator who struggles to compete!
  • Of course corruption exists, it is how big business survives.
  • I want to be a buyer in a large corporation and get the offers that go with granting contracts.
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New South Wales

(Sydney) LEF12 UV Roland Printer
(Posted 18th April 2017)
(Silverwater) Roland Soljet 740
(Posted 4th April 2017)
(Mount Druitt) DTG Viper for Sale
(Posted 4th April 2017)
(Sydney) Epson Pro 7880
(Posted 7th March 2017)
(Kingscliff) DTG M2 For Sale
(Posted 6th March 2017)
(Bexley) Wanted laser machine
(Posted 6th March 2017)
(Wyong) Mimaki printers CJV30-130
(Posted 4th March 2017)
(Chatswood) Viper 2 DTG Digital Printer.
(Posted 1st December 2016)
(Marrickville) Polar 78e 1996 Guillotine
(Posted 27th February 2017)
(Gorokan) Anajet MP10 - DTG garment printer
(Posted 16th February 2017
(NSW, Sydney) Roland Soljet Pro 4 XR-640
(Posted 14th February 2017)
(NSW, Sydney) Shaw Cut Press Guillotine
(Posted 14th February 2017)
(NSW, Silverwater) Anapurna M printer
(Posted 6th February 2017)
(NSW, Newcastle) Mutoh ValueJet 1220mm
(Posted 19th January 2017)
(NSW, Thornleigh) GBC Laminator
(Posted 15th December 2016)
(NSW, Thornleigh) Paper Guillotine
(Posted 7th December 2016)
(NSW, Cromer) Used Roland SJ-1000 PRO II
(Posted 2nd December 2016)

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(Melbourne) Seal 54EL cold Laminator
(Posted 30th March 2017)
(VIC, Mulgrave) Wanted - Pallet Wrapper
(Posted 24th February 2017)
(Cranbourne North) Epson 9890
(Posted 21st February 2017)
(VIC, Mount Waverly) Epson SureColor T5000
(Posted 13th February 2017)

(Buderim) Printer For Sale
(Posted 18th April 2017)
(Gympie) Roland XF640 3yrs old
(Posted 12th April 2017)
(Gold Coast) Roland SP540i TakeUp Unit
(Posted 2nd March 2017)
(Biloela) HP Latex 26500 ready to sell
(Posted 23rd February 2017)
(Brisbane) HP Latex L25500 For Sale
(Posted 20th February 2017)
(QLD, Brisbane) Seiko Teristar SII LP-1020
(POsted 11th February 2017)
( QLD, Brisbane) We have a plan printer
(Posted 25th January 2017)
(QLD, Arana Hills) GBC Catena Laminator
(Posted 6th December 2016)
(QLD, Ormeau) Mutoh ValueJet VJ-1604
(Posted 6th December 2016)
South Australia

(Clovelly Park) LAMINATOR HEAT ASSIST 1600mm
(Posted 21st February 2017)

Western Australia RE
(Canning Vale) Roland XC-540 Soljet Pro III
(Posted 22nd February 2017)
(Canning Vale) ATOMEX LM-70G Line Marker - 1 Gun Set Up
(Posted 22nd February 2017)
(Busselton) Drytac AFC 1600 Liquid Laminator
(Posted 20th February 2017)
(WA, Bibra Lake) HP Design Jet L26500
(Posted 9th February 2017)
(WA, Perth) Densitometer wanted
(Posted 2nd December 2016
Northern Territory

         New Zealand

(Posted 27th February 2017)  HERE

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  New South Wales  
(Ingleburn) Sign Writer/ Production
(Posted 7th March 2017)
(NSW) Sales Area Manager
(Posted 28th February 2017)
(Sydney, Leichhardt) Digital Print Operator
(Posted 24th February 2017)
(NSW) Area Business Development Manager
(Posted 20th February 2017)
(Sydney) Scheduling Manager
(Posted 20th February 2017)
(NSW, Sydney, Artarmon) Graphic Installer
(Posted 25th January 2017)


  New Zealand  
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An old priest lay dying in Woden's, Canberra Hospital. He had served the people near the nation's capital, Manuka for many years.

He motioned for the nurse to come near.

"Yes father?" said the nurse.

"I would really like to see Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten before I die" whispered the priest.

"I will see what I can do" said the nurse..

The nurse sent the request to parliament house and waited for a response. Soon an answer came back; Both Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten would be delighted to visit the priest.

As they were driven to the hospital in Malcolm's new BMW, Turnbull commented to Shorten, "I don't know why this old priest wants to see us, but it certainly will help our images and may even help our re-election prospects."

Shorten agreed it was probably a good thing.

When they arrived at the priest's room the priest took Turnbull's hand in his right hand and Shorten's hand in his left hand.

There was silence and a look of serenity on the old priest's face.

Finally Shorten spoke "Father of all people you could have chosen, why did you chose us to be with you at this time when your end is so near?"

The old priest slowly replied "I have always tried to pattern my life and behaviour after our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ."

"Amen" said Turnbull.

"Amen" replied Shorten.

The old priest continued, "Jesus Christ our saviour died between two lying thieving bastards, and I wanted to do the same."

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